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NOVEMBER 13, 2000 VOL. 156 NO. 19

Spotlight

DISLODGED BY AN ANGEL ... or three. Jaclyn Smith, Kate Jackson and Farrah Fawcett—Charlie's original Angels—hand in their weapons as the much-hyped movie version of the '70s TV show hits screens. The new Angels are hot, but they don't pack heat. Illustration for TIME by Brook Meinhardt

Winners
SHAWN FANNING
The Napster kid moves closer to legitimacy after signing deal with media giant Bertelsmann
DAVID BECKHAM
Looks and brains? British soccer star's coffee-table book, My World, jumps to No. 1
VOJISLAV KOSTUNICA
His Yugoslavia rejoins United Nations, ending years of international isolation
  Losers
GERHARD SCHRODER
German Chancellor mistakenly extinguishes Israel's eternal flame to Holocaust Jews. Oops
JOSEPH ESTRADA
Philippine President faces possibility of impeachment, as allied legislators turn against him
GARRY KASPAROV
Checkmate. Fifteen-year reign as world chess champ ends with loss to ex-protégé

Verbatim
"You can choose your friends, but you can't choose your shareholders."
ALAN McGEE, British antiroyalist, on Queen Elizabeth II's $70,000 investment in his Poptones record company

"I'm not suggesting he didn't know them. I'm just saying he didn't drive the getaway car."
TINA SINATRA, daughter of the late singer, acknowledging her father Frank mixed with mobsters
  "I knew he was a great politician, but I didn't know this man could sing. He can really sing."
WALLACE CHARLES SMITH, American clergyman, speaking to his 1,300-strong congregation during a visit by President Bill Clinton

"Many people were quite upset that there was a large, uncontrollable pig on board."
DAVID CASTLEVETER, U.S. Airways spokesman, after a 140-kg hog was allowed to fly between Philadelphia and Seattle

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